The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

gathers U.S. and international leaders, experts, and industry executives in the field of nuclear deterrence to discuss management of the nuclear complex, the security of the stockpile, arms control negotiations, and strategic policy.

Benefits of Attending

Congressional initiatives and more!

Gather information through conference sessions, such as deterrence outlook, modernization strategy, updates from the National Nuclear Security Agency labs, Congressional initiatives and more!


Network with colleagues and government officials. 40% are senior management executives (VP-level and higher) and 42% are government or military executives.

Join leaders

Join leaders for the most timely discussions on the United States’ role in arms control and nonproliferation, potential changes to U.S. nuclear posture, and the dynamic nature of this country’s relationship with international allies and adversaries.

Nuclear Deterrence Summit is a powerful relationship-building opportunity – giving you access to executives representing some of the world’s most influential organizations and government agencies working in the nuclear deterrence and nonproliferation arenas. It’s the premier event for nuclear deterrence decision-makers to network; get high-level strategic updates from high-profile and expert speakers who are moving the industry forward, and connect with one another to create business for 2019 and beyond.


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